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SFGTV2
Nov 18, 2012 7:30pm PST
of california is the state of golden opportunities, where we have a chinese-american mayor of san francisco. 35 years ago, congress members passed similar resolutions in both house and the senate to formally recognize the first 10 days of may as asian-pacific heritage week. one year later, president jimmy carter signed into law a joint resolution to officially designate the annual celebration. 11 years later, president george bush extended the weeklong celebration to an entire month. you know and i know that our mothers say that every day is asian pacific american day. i want to recognize all of the milestones the api has made in the state of california and in the entire country. the caucus has a record of 42 members in the asian caucus in congress. one of their very first things we want to say is it was a young man who was the first member -- we want to make note of that. the reestablishment of the white house initiative by president obama was another accomplishment. president obama's cabinets has dr. steven chu. the very first asian-american -- as ambassador to the republic of china. we have
SFGTV2
Nov 18, 2012 7:00pm PST
the museum and the california academy of sciences, the garden was designed by the california spring blossom and wildfilower association. here is a truly enchanting and tranquil garden along a path behind a charming gate. this garden is the spot to woo your date. stroll around and appreciate its unique setting. the gorgeous brick walkway and a brick wall, the stone benches, the rustic sundial. chaired the part -- share the bard's word hundred famous verses from a shakespearean plays. this is a gem to share with someone special. pack a picnic, find a bench, and enjoy the sunshine, and let the whimsical words of william shakespeare and floats you and your loved one away. this is one of the most popular wedding locations and is available for reservations. take a bus and have no parking worries. shakespeares' garden is ada accessible. located at the bottom of this hill, it is a secret garden with an infinite in captivating appeal. carefully tucked away, it makes the top of our list for most intimate pyknic setting. avoid all taurus cars and hassles by taking a cable car. or the 30, 45, or 91 bus
PBS
Nov 18, 2012 4:00pm PST
california of air pollution, it's called cap and trade and it's under legal attack. an assessment of how it work or it doesn't. techies say the election was won or lost in the digital realm. but not everyone agrees. and an in-depth look at the fight over public nudity in san francisco. coming up next. >>> good evening. i'm spencer michaels. welcome to this week in northern california. joining me tonight, marisa lagos, san francisco chronicle, city hall reporter. hari sreenivasan, senior correspondent for the pbs news hour. lauren sommer, science and environment reporter. and josh richman, bay area news group political reporter. josh, let's start with you. all of a sudden it seems like california, which was in the depths, is now rolling in money. and there's more taxes, we've passed proposition 30. i can't believe there's that much of a turn-around. is there? >> well, there is a turn-around. i wouldn't say we're rolling in money. i've never seen a state so happy to a $1.9 billion deficit over the next year and a half. that's basically where we're at. now, you have to look at that d
CBS
Nov 18, 2012 11:00pm PST
available and realistic details for contractors to follow. >> reporter: two years ago california adopted a seismic retrofit code. a detailed set of instructions on how to properly retrofit a home. the problem, contractors are not actual he required to follow them. and, they only apply to one spectacular -- specific type of home. a small wood frame structure, with a crawlspace, without a tile roof and a series of other specific requirements. since there are no codes many are using their best guess. >> it is taking so long that we don't still have a good set is of guidelines that really applies to a lot of the housing stock that we have in the bay area. >> reporter: the california earthquake authority admits that the process to develop an adquit retrofit code has been slow going. >> mostly because it has opinion done on a voluntary basis. >> reporter: many study the problem no one agency, federal, state, local has been tapped to come up with guidelines. >> a lot of priorities. single family priorities are high on the list. >> l the cea is finally moving -- well, the cea is finally movin
SFGTV
Nov 19, 2012 2:00pm PST
a warning in the 1984 research report by the institute of industrial relations university of california-berkeley about the passage of hot prop 21. prop 21 may threaten the -- of employees in california than it offers to protect them. proposition 21 will be successful only if it sends a message to all public employees in california. the message is not only that they need to exercise constant vigilance to protect their entitled to much more information than they are now getting on how their pension fund savings are invested. and how their pension plans are funded. thank you. >> supervisor elsbernd: thank you. >> thanks, jean. i wanted to answer some of the jury's findings and answer, prior to the pension board's presentation, some of their responses to our findings. first of all, finding no. 1, the pension board does appear to agree with the jury's finding that the underfunding is over $2 billion, and just to remind you the jury notes that the actual underfunding is $3 billion, but it is reduced by the fund's estimate of its 7.66% future investment returns. finding no. 2, the jury said th
SFGTV2
Nov 18, 2012 4:00pm PST
an alliance with the business community. one of the biggest champions is that california chamber of commerce. we know it is good for business. and please, organized with the neighborhood bars. there are so many great neighborhood bars in this city that could add that neighborhood element to political organizing. and when you are a district supervisor, it is one thing to have nightclub owners come to you. it is another thing to have neighborhood business owners like bar owners coming to you. we need to organize as a bar owner and that will move us in a positive direction. i am optimistic about the future of night life in this city. i think we have turned a corner. there's a broader and broader consensus that this matters for the broader culture of san francisco. thank you. [applause] for many years, the entertainment commission -- >> for many years, the entertainment commission, which has been under the auspices of the city was guided by ed lee. he is now the mayor san francisco. he was going to be here today, but was called away. but he sent paul anderson to deliver a message. [applause] >>
Univision
Nov 18, 2012 11:00pm PST
leve aumento. y tambiÉn por aviÓn. en california viajarÁn mas de 50 millas para compartir acciÓn de gracias con seres queridos, jessica velazques es una de ellas. >>> voy a sinaloa, a visitar a mi familiaestÁ mi hija, voy a ir a verla. cheyesta cifra de 4.5 millones de viajeros he california. revelan un aumento en comparaciÓn al aÑo pasado. >>> estamos cerca de la acciÓn de gracias, aunque los prechioseo de la gasolina aumenten no cambiarÁ los planes de los viajeros. >>> a nivel nacional, mÁs de 43 millones de personas viajarÁn, entre miÉrcoles y domingo, significa que estÁ mejorando la la economÍa? >>> significa que economizaron, y cancelaron viajes, pero no el de acciÓn de gracias, es de los dÍas festivos mÁs importantes para los residentes de la naciÓn. >>> por aire la situaciÓn es diferente. menos viajarÁn por aviÓn en comparaciÓn al 2011 los que no viajarÁn explican razones. >>> vamos a estar en casa, es mÁs seguro. >>> no acostumbro a viajar, el trÁfico, no tanto el gasto, sino el peligro del trÁfico. >>> segÚn la vocera de tripli a, la buena noticia si
ABC
Nov 19, 2012 4:30am PST
' fans who fear the team might again consider moving to southern california pasadena considering hosting a team in the rose bowl stadium. the stadium is home to college football's annual rose bowl game. today the pasadena city council will hold a public hearing to bring an nfl team to the city on a temporary basis. raiders have not been specifically mentioned there are rumors the raiders may consider relocating. >>> sacred heart needs your help, the charity needs 1500 turkeys to meet its thank day goal. -- meet its thanksgiving day goal. sacred heart begins handing out holiday boxes this morning. amy hollyfield is in san jose now talking with organizers. she will have an update in the next half hour. >>> we invite you to be part of the abc7 share your holiday food drive on -- we broadcast live from around the bay area. for more information and location nearest you, go to abc7news.com and click on -- abc7news.com/community. >> sorry about the coughing. people say when the weather changes quickly people are more likely to get sick. certainly we've seen flip-floppy weather. >> we have. with
CBS
Nov 18, 2012 5:30pm PST
from california started a petition. 150,000 people signed in support, similar to last year. >> i believe i am standing up for the greater good. >> reporter: when they protested target's midnight opening. >> thanksgiving is a family time. how far are we going to go for retail and commercialism? >> an appetite for shopping and it is earlier and earlier. >> reporter: university of saint thomas marketing professor says it it comes down to competition and stores like target are supplying a demand. >> nobody wants to come in second in that race. so, it is really a question, look, people are thinking about shopping, they want to go shopping. >> like him, even though this year his job at a call center requires him to work on thanksgiving, too. >> part of my paycheck. i get a lot of time to spend with my family on my days off and i use that time wisely. >>> all right, mother nature turned up the normal calm waters off of australia with a rare waterspout. it happened off of new south whales. it brought rain, hail, no damage was reported. >>> all right, we are keeping a close eye on the f
FOX
Nov 19, 2012 12:00pm PST
to this storm here that will bring light scattered showers over northern california all the way down into mendocino county. again, could bring a very light sprinkle over parts of the north bay. it looks like later today into the evening hours. the rest of us dry conditions in the forecast, seasonal temperatures. for your tuesday by tomorrow night, though, changes are coming. take a look here. we get through monday, we are atry for the most part, by monday night into tuesday, the storm begins to move a little bit farther south but we're still looking good. tomorrow morning we're dealing with mostly sunny skies. we could -- mostly cloudy skies. we could have some drizzle. maybe a few sprinkles over the north bay but this system will hold off into the afternoon. by late afternoon into the early evening, it's sliding across the bay area. we wake up wednesday morning we begin to dry out. we do have a few scattered showers wednesday morning but then wednesday morning before the big travel day onwards. by wednesday afternoon we're looking pretty good and thanksgiving day also looking good.
KRON
Nov 18, 2012 11:00pm PST
million california people plan to travel. a record amount of passengers are expected, 3% more travelers this year than last year. all people here tell me they are ready for it. >> it has definitely been a hassle. >> of course, but you leave time for it. you think ahead and plan ahead. you deal with all these time snafus. >> just come early. >> reporter: i checked with aaa. they said the busiest travel day will be friday. >> all right, scott, we will have more on what toic perfect if you are trayfulling coming up a little later in the newscast. in other bay area news, the police association is offering a $10,000 reward for a suspect involveed in a crime spree. the person is behind bars tonight. it is in connection with a series of robberies. a murder and carjacking and shoot out with police. wilbanks was one of two men in the car that led to a police chase where an officer was shot twice. that officer is expect today be okay. the second suspect is still at large. police have identified the victim of a shooting. kudlep was fatally shot sitting in his vehicle on ivy drive. witnesses saw tw
SFGTV
Nov 19, 2012 12:00am PST
-- g researchers at the california academy. >> this couldn't have been more site specific to this place and we think just visually in terms of its scupltural form it really holds its own against the architectural largest and grandeur of the building. it is an unusual compelling object. we think it will draw people out on the terrace, they will see the big cone and say what is that. then as they approach the cone tell hear these very unusual sounds that were obtained from the cornell orinthology lab. >> we have the largest recording of birds, mammals, frogs and insects and a huge library of videos. so this is an absolutely perfect opportunity for us to team up with a world renown, very creative inspirational artist and put the sounds and sights of the animals that we study into a brand-new context, a context that really allows people to appreciate an esthetic way of the idea that we might live in the world without these sounds or sites. >> in the scientific realm it is shifting baselines. we get used to less and less, diminished expectations of what it was. >> when i came along lobsters
SFGTV2
Nov 18, 2012 10:30pm PST
to pull us together toward a shared goal of peace and prosperity. growing up in california i didn't know much about the arab world. then after graduating from the university of california at berkeley, i traveled to north africa as peace corps engineer. i worked as an english teacher in morocco two years and quickly grew to love this part of the world. since joining the service i spent almost my entire career in middle east and africa. one of the things that impressed me were people old enough to have lived and traveled in the united states when we had closer relations. those days are back. we had 1,700 libyans apply for fullbright grants to study in the united states this year, more than any other country in the world. we know that libya is still recovering from an intense period of conflict. there are many courageous libyans who bear the scars of that battle. we are happy we have been able to treat some of your war wounded at u.s. hospitals. we look forward to building partnerships between american and libyan hospitals to help return libya's healthcare system to the extraordinary standa
SFGTV2
Nov 19, 2012 9:30am PST
at the academy of science and that will run for a number of months. so we would like to thank the california academy for putting on display the mammoth tooth. and we will be looking for a new home in 2013. and finally on october 17th we had number one of our regularly schedule committee meetings to provide a construction update to our neighbors. so everything that moving along well. now to give our construction update with steve turner. >> good morning, directors. steve, ru, with turner construction, construction oversight. i don't know. is that up? there it is. >> another good month, of work or almost a month and a half since we filled you in on the last period. there were no recordable incidents. we did have one near miss. but, brought to light some issues with the excavation process of sight lines and so that has been dealt with successfully. and allowing the excavator to work while the folks down below were able to position themselves appropriately so they are not in the way of it. we have 550,000 craft hours now, about 60,000 since the last update. 157, chefs, and i will show you the ch
ABC
Nov 18, 2012 11:00pm PST
for allegedly carrying bomb-making materials will be in court tomorrow. jeffrey mcgann of southern california was taken into custody on wednesday night. he had a watch with fuses and wires. he had also had layers of insoles which were two sizes too big. he said he is an artist and what he was carrying was art work. mcbegan's lawyer gave us a statement and he said in part artists have artistically and mcgann didn't have the materials to hire anyone. it has been a wet weekend, but right now it is looking dry outside. the question is will it last? let's head to leigh glaser for a first check on weather and take a look at it. >> you can get a sense that while we are seeing mainly cloudy conditions out there, there are still some locations that are picking up a little moisture. not all of what you are seeing is actually reaching the ground. we have had reports, santa rosa a little light rain. san francisco a few sprinkles there and as we head out toward the east bay, concord, walnut creek and moraga and even as far east as san ramon and even toward brentwood. some of the low clouds producing some
ABC
Nov 19, 2012 5:00am PST
. >>> federal agents open an investigation at major california prison. what some health workers there are accused of doing. >>> cloudy, sprinkles maybe for the morning commute, looks like a dry pattern at last 24 hours. stray showers north bay the rest of us a lot of rain on the way tuesday and wednesday. i'll give you the details. now more news. >>> 5:15. new this morning, a television crew shooting an episode of a fishing show in the gulf of mexico captured video of friday's offshore oil rig explosion as it happened. in the distance you will see the fireball that occurred 20 miles off grand isle, louisiana killed one worker, dissipated quickly, large plume of smoke, 11 injured, including four who suffered major burns. >>> state and federal authorities conducting separate investigations into possible corruption at a sole dad prison. investigators are looking into allegations of payroll fraud and accusations that some prison nurses diverted drugs that were supposed to be used to treat inmates. last accused of falsifying medical records to cover-up crimes dating back to 2009. the
SFGTV
Nov 18, 2012 5:00pm PST
department of public health to retroactively accept and expend grant of 120,000 from california wellness foundation to participate in program entitled adolescent health working group health education collaborative for the period of october 1, 2012 through september 30, 2014. >> thank you. we have michael baxter from the department of public health on this item. the other thing i should mention is for department heads or budget analysts on either side of the rail, when you make your presentation please come up to the podium to speak. we will not be able to pick up your image on the other side as well. >> good morning supervisors. this is a simple request. the california wellness foundation is giving the department 120,000, 60,000 of each over two years. it is supporting a larger project between the department of public health, unified school district and about six community-based agencies. we are in support of the unified district's recent resolution to support 15 hours of sexual health education in the class room for all ninth graders. so this is partial funding for that project. >> than
SFGTV
Nov 18, 2012 7:00pm PST
with the california music and culture association. as i believe you know, cmac is california's only trade association representing that life interest. we are industry representatives, nightclub owner, artists, fans dedicated to enrichment and preservation of music and culture in california. a 6,000 to 17,000 seat venue will certainly fill a critical void. cmac is hoping this will augment the burgeoning night life and restaurant scene with an influx of new visitors. we also look forward to working with the warriors to make sure their venue is self managed and local talent and promoters are able to take advantage of proposed new facility. thanks very much. >> thank you. >> madam chair and members, i'm with the san francisco travel association. we couldn't be more supportive of this effort to bring a world class sports and entertainment arena to san francisco. as you know, tourism is a major industry in san francisco, bringing in 8.5 billion supports 41,700 jobs and contributes 426 million to the city budget. this would create thousands of more jobs and generate hundreds of millions more dollars in new
SFGTV
Nov 19, 2012 1:00pm PST
. as noted on the slide, the sf puc has adopted the same other california low assistance programs and the adjusted gross annual income criteria for the program is based on 200% of the federal poverty level, the number of persons in the household dictates allowable income for qualifying. participants in the cap program has increased more than 700% since its inception from 879 participants in 2004 to 7,437 participants in march 2012. as of march 2012, 7% of sf puc's residential single family service accounts were enrolled in theú÷'.nék program. in fiscal year 2010-11, puc provided approximately more than 2 million in cap discounts or an average monthly discount of 25 per household. the primary objectives were to evaluate the program's eligibility criteria, its application and renewal process, verify accuracy of information provided, analyze the demographics and characteristics of cap and compare it to similar programs. in addition we also cfa looked at -- the demographics and usage characteristics of the 7,000 plus cap accounts. we selected a sample of 90 cap accounts to verify h
KRON
Nov 19, 2012 4:00am PST
. >> with increase in how they travel throughout california residents are trying to find ways to beat the rush. the wednesday before things can and the sunday after is the most tense when it comes to travel. and lot more people are taking a we also delays can be expected almost every day. there are ways to beat the rush if you know which days to take. >> this is what i call the thanks to the sweet spot. if you have not major plant if you can travel on thanksgiving day the friday or saturday after. in the middle you are likely to find people are at home it will not be that busy, the airport will not be crowded. a good idea is to travel on on thanksgiving day and come back on friday and saturday. at the very last minute you will be able to find some decent fares if you travel on thinking day. >> again this also knows there could be some unexpected delays on monday after the holiday break. that is when the business commute picks up and the holiday travelers continue to find their way home. >> it was 24 years ago today that nine your all the kayla derek disappeared in hayward. she was kidnapped on
SFGTV
Nov 18, 2012 9:00pm PST
. thankfully the voters in the state of california pass that allowing us not to move to 10 furlough days. that would be tragic for the students. for me the school continues to be a priority. it's a priority for our district and our city and many families. and unfortunately we made i commitment to the class of 2014-15, not just sfusd but something as a city. and to allow our students in our first two classes not to graduate at these alarming numbers. and particularly in the african-american and latino community would be a travesty. and i am certain that the district here on out would be committed to reallocate that the classes after 14 and 15 would have a different structure and set up of the budget. that decreases every year unfortunately. so i am going to make a motion to move this forward with recommendation. >> thank you, a motion to move forward with recommendation. supervisor oblos. >> thank you, i will second this motion and speaking as someone who has worked in the school district as a counselor and has parents in the school district. has children in the school district and is a p
SFGTV2
Nov 18, 2012 11:30pm PST
of the residents of northern california and our entire state, we join president barack obama, secretary of state hillary rodham clinton, democratic leader nancy pelosi and expensive network of people in saluting ambassador chris stevens who will be remembered for his strong sense of dignity, his humility and his generous service to others. he will be truly missed by all who loved him and by all he served throughout the magnitude of his life's work. thank you for this honor. [applause] >>> members of christopher stevens family, ladies and gentlemen, let me first thank chris stevens' brothers and sisters for their warm and delightful insights into what he was really like. thank you so much. that was fantastic what you did for us. christopher stevens was obviously an extraordinary human being and contributor. every year at stanford we have a group of what we call national security fellows come. they were roughly army, navy, air force, state department. a couple weeks ago we had a meeting and the first person i called on was an army colonel. i said where were you last? he said in libya. i said did y
KBCW
Nov 18, 2012 10:00pm PST
many employees argue it takes those value as way. on change.org a target employee from california started a petition to save thanksgiving for family. around 150,000 people signed in support, similar to last year. >> i believe i'm standing up for the greater good here. >> reporter: when employees protested target's midnight opening. >> thanksgiving is a family time. how far are we going to go for retail and commercialism? >> there's an appetite for shopping and it's becoming earlier. >> reporter: university of st. thomas marking professor john selter says it comes down to competition and target is simply supplying a demand. >> nobody wants to come in second in that race. so it's really a question to look at people are thinking about shopping. they want to go shopping. >> reporter: like paco even though this year his job at a call center requires him to work on thanksgiving, too. >> part of my paycheck, you know. i get a lot of time to spend with my family on my days off and i use that time wisely. >>> here's something you rarely ever see down under. this is mother nature turning
KICU
Nov 18, 2012 11:30pm PST
of money on gas and traveling yeah. >> reporter: over all aaa california estimates 5.4 million californians will travel one way or another this holiday week. christien kafton, channel 2 news. >>> in san francisco's union square today some shoppers were out ahead of the traditional black friday sales saying they may miss the discounts but they also missed the crowds. >> with the time and everything we saveed the time and that's very important to me and that's what it is. >> reporter: retailers say they are encouraged this year that there are 33 days between thanksgiving and christmas which is three more than last year giving consumers a little extra time to shop. even so the national retail federation is expecting a modest increase over last year. >>> two days, two carports up in flames and this latest fire in oakland destroys much more than the family car. >>> thousands of parolees were at large may soon get a pass in a ktvu special report. the change that's about to take place that would release 10,000 parolees from state supervision. >> and st. anthony's is once again offering curb [ laug
CBS
Nov 19, 2012 5:00am PST
with local hospitals. california nurses association plans to strike against hospitals run by sutter health and the hospital corporation of america. it will be the second strike this month. >>> new this morning, thousands of needy families in the south bay are getting help with their thanksgiving mills. sacred heart community service is handing out thanksgiving food boxes today to those who signed up for the meals. 4,000 families are in line for the assistance. >>> the need is greater than ever and we need your help to feed families for the holidays. cbs 5 is kicking off our annual "food for bay area families" holiday drive. if you want to give, go to cbssf.com/food or check out the easy way to donate with whole foods grab and give program. >>> black friday of course still four days away but people already pitching tents and lining up for a chance to grab early deals. unbelievable. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is over at a best buy in pinole camping out. >> reporter: i can't believe it either. if i'm cold in this live shot i can't imagine for these die- hard shoppers what it's like. they ha
KRON
Nov 19, 2012 6:00am PST
. this is because of this system that is impacting parts of california. this will not hit us in the bay area and it looks like it will be a little bit of a rain maker north of santa rosa. there may be more ran into tuesday and wednesday. it should be dry by thanksgiving thursday. if you are waiting in line it should be dry. i will have more on your forecast in just a bit. >> we are looking at a back up at the bay bridge toll plaza. the metering lights have been activated. it is 14 to 16 minutes for drive time. the san mateo bridge has bolson yet. there is a change in pattern because it seems as though we get the heaviest traffic right around there o'clock a.m.. this is something of a change in the mysteries trying to get sorted out. measure ride to the golden gate bridge 1 01 southbound there are no changes here. as we look into the ride for the east bay will pick up the commute on highway 4. it is westbound and even with baseball, not a handout. the traffic is still moving a little bit better than usual. it is heavier for the entire stretch of 580. 101 there is an accident and it has not cl
SFGTV2
Nov 19, 2012 10:00am PST
chamber of commerce, california small business association, etc., etc., several woman's groups as well. most of the feedback had to do with out reach, we are to really get word out about contract opportunities that these small businesses are looking at. and places like bidsink making sure that our website is easy to navigate and that we are sending out notices which we do. they also had some feedback on matching up the goal setting process that you go through, a process of matching the industrial classification codes and looking at the dbes available in those areas and they have suggestions on which codes to use that would capture the smaller businesses than just the big urses and etc.. >> i appreciate that. what the out reach has done. >> thank you. >> is there any other discussion or questions? >> seeing none, any public comment on this item? >> none that i am aware of. >> do we have a motion for this item? >> so moved. >> we have a motion and a second? >> second. >> and roll call. >> thank you, with that director harper? >> aye. >> lloyd >> aye. >> metcalf. >> aye. >> chair kim. >>
CBS
Nov 19, 2012 6:00am PST
. more on that and a reward being offered to anyone with information. ,,,,,, for over 60,000 california foster children, the holidays can be an especially difficult time. everything's different now. sometimes i feel all alone. christmas used to be my favorite. i just don't expect anything. what if santa can't find me? to help, sleep train is holding a secret santa toy drive. bring your gift to any sleep train, and help keep the spirit of the holidays alive. not everyone can be a foster parent, but anyone can help a foster child. to a tastier festive feast. so much to sip and savor, a feeding frenzy to say the least. a turkey from safeway will have everyone raving. there's fresh, natural, frozen, whatever you're craving. spend 25 dollars and a frozen safeway turkey is 59 cents a pound. or spend 25 dollars and get a fresh safeway select turkey for 99 cents a pound. so raise your glass, pull up a chair, grab a plate. this tastier thanksgiving is well worth the wait. safeway. ingredients for life. >>> violence rages on between israelis and palestinians. >> the explosions continued here in g
FOX
Nov 19, 2012 5:00am PST
the number of inmates in california jails. >>> plus the big award for some of the bay area's brightest minds. >>> don't forget you can wake up with ktvu every morning. get the mornings top stories that developed while you were asleep sent straight to your cell phone every weekday morning at 6:00 a.m.. get your ktvu morning wake up call. texting the word wakeup to 70123. >>> welcome back. time now 5:24. four college students with bay area ties have been awarded rhodes scholarships to study at oxford university. kathryn laport is among the scholarship winners. the other winners include margaret hayden. stanford graduate student rachel kolb. and daniel price. they will receive about $50,000 a year for three to four years of studying. >>> charges have now been dropped against a raiders linebacker. mcclain was supposed to begin serving 180 days in jail but the other man involved in a highly publicized dispute decided not to press charges. mcclain was convicted of three charges after firing a gun during an argument last year in alabama. mcclain will not serve any jail time and he is legally cleare
FOX
Nov 19, 2012 6:00am PST
to produce the number of inmates in california jails shocking details on the ktvu special report this may effect your families safety. >>> plus the 2013 class of road scholars has been announced. many winners has ties to the bay area. just $16.99. sizzler. both: we're the fruit guys! back in 1998, we had this idea to deliver fresh fruit to offices in downtown san francisco. we built these wooden crates, filled these with fruit in my one-bedroom apartment. the fruit guys has been with bank of america since they first started. we work with them to help them grow and succeed. we're coming up on 50 employees and delivering to thousands of companies every week. i would definitely say this is a fruitful business. >>> welcome back. time now 6:24. in a ktvu special report thousands of bay area parolees may soon get a free pass from behind bars. the state wants to discharge 10,000 parolees at large from state parole supervision. the plan will only release low level offenders. however according to an internal department of corrections memo obtained by ktvu in the second and third phases, serious an
ABC
Nov 18, 2012 6:00pm PST
dropped seven cents. it's going for 3.41 a gallon. still pricey in california, the average 3.79. the bay area, 3.90. >> alert, the tasty cream colored cupcake might just survive. we'll learn more tomorrow after hostess begins to sell itself in bankruptcy court. hostess brings in nearly $3 billion in annual revenue. financial experts believe another company will most likely buy the ding-dong, ho-hoes and twempgies portion of hostess. >> till to come, the first big gadget of the holiday season is out, and in many places it's already sold out. >> fighting the fiscal cliff. what nancy pelosi says must be done to get the nation back on track. >>> one of the biggest nights in music. >> leigh: right now. live doppler 7hd picking up a few light showers in the north bay. we'll look at >> ama: house democratic leader nancy pelosi is stumping for president obama's economic plan to avert what analysts warn could be a so-called financial cliff. the congresswoman from san francisco says raising taxes on high income earners has to be part of the equation. >> just to close loopholes is too low. they wan
CBS
Nov 19, 2012 12:00pm PST
to do that, that's what it boils down to. >> reporter: the bone is now head back to california where it will be tested here. investigators hope the results will come out within a month. maybe then a mother can find closure and finally put her daughter to rest. in hayward, cate caugiran, cbs 5. >>> still ahead, they are supposed to be the biggest deals of the year. but could you save more money by shopping today instead of black friday? we're going to break down what's really a steal and what's not. >> plus, could where you work increase your risk of getting breast cancer? the jobs that women may want to avoid. >> hi, i'm meteorologist lawrence karnow in the cbs 5 weather center. so far so dry around the bay area today. lots of snow in the high country. and there's more on the way. maybe some rain here, too. we'll talk about that coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, snack afterall.. the company is in bankruptsy court today.. asking for permission to liquidate its assets and go out of busine. that could mean its most por will go up for sa >>> some good news. i may not have to hoard hostess snac
SFGTV
Nov 18, 2012 7:30pm PST
. and this revenue funding is the primary source of funding for school districts in california. most school districts including ours. and the left of that chart is from fy-2007-08. and it show that is we
SFGTV
Nov 19, 2012 2:00am PST
meetings publicly noticed devoted to subject of entertainment. the organization c mac, california music and culture industry were notified of all of the meetings. terance allen and shawn manchester and president of cmac and rob remedy and runs the clubs in the city and the director of the entertainment commission got an email every monday morning throughout the process telling them what we were discussing and they choose not to attend 60 meetings of the task force that addressed entertainment. those who did attend representing the entertainment committee did have some difficulty trying to frame coherent solutions, but at one time or another almost everyone on the task force tried to assist them, offered solutions. between 2008 and 2011 this last stage of our process the entertainment component was beefed up significantly, but to them it was never good enough. understand what the western soma plan does provide. a continuation of the legal non conforming status north of harrison street. every club that currently exists is guaranteed rights to continue to exist forever. no dangers that
SFGTV
Nov 19, 2012 3:00am PST
of the commission. i am teddy and director of external affairs for at&t california. i am joined by the company who conducted the radio test and information included in the packets and with carolyn berry and project manager for this project. we are seeking your approval on the conditional use permit application for a nine panel site to be placed at 2001 3rd street. approval of this permit will not only allow us to construct this new facility but enable us to decommission a omni directional one elected at mayor's office posa and 3rd street. >> >> we did hold two community meetings as was indicated. we had the second one on tuesday night. we had 15 people attend and address some of the concerns outlined in that petition and we did respond to the woman who was here this afternoon but did not -- was not able to speak because she had to teach at 4:00 o'clock and we offered bill to go out and test her live work space which is up the street from the location -- actually it's attached to the building, so i want to thank the department staff for helping us to direct and design this site so that is comp
SFGTV
Nov 19, 2012 10:30am PST
of liberty again. it says bringljpÃus your poor ad tired. this is america and california was stolen in 1848 when we scouted out the gold and took it from mexico and asians died building our transcontinental railroads. i'm head of security for occupy san francisco. i've h
SFGTV
Nov 19, 2012 3:00pm PST
of california san francisco community partnership's fourth annual partnership's celebration. this took place on october 18th and i am pleased to announce that two of our collaborations were honored that evening. the first of which was the learner and community partnership award, which went to our physical education partnership and that is comprised of the pd department, shape up san francisco and our lead department. they were awarded for forming a pe advocates team that examined the quality and quantity of the pe offered in the san francisco unified school district. we were also recognized for our partnership for our staff award and this went to a program called enhancing young woman's health through university partnerships. it is an innovative program, it is a 12 partnership between ucsf woman's health and usfd school health and wellness centers. i want to thank all of the staff members and all of the staff members from ucsf from their collaboration and particularly to claudia, and steven. speaking of partnerships i would like to call your attention to one of our strongest partnership and
ABC
Nov 19, 2012 6:00am PST
will be in court today. 49-year-old jeffrey mcgann of southern california was taken into custody thursday night. he a watch with fuses, switches and wires, layers of insoles inside boots which were two sizes too big he told investigators he's an artist and he was carrying artwork his lawyer give a statement he said in part, ex-centric artists behave he can -- eccentric artists behave eccentricly. >>> the battle to bring war -- jurors to san francisco is expected to get new reinforcements restaurant and hotel workers are expected to join in support of the proposed new arena. the proposal includes new hotel built across from the arena. last week the board of supervisors voted the one billion dollar project is financially feasible. the resolution is set to come before the full board tomorrow. >>> traffic and weather together, next. live look outside right now, we are looking at the golden gate bridge, traffic moving justps$÷ fine. mike is going to tell us when -- [ inaudible ] >>> ahead and new, teens try get an edge in sports. [ inaudible ] . >>> welcome back. 10 minutes after 6:00 on this monday mo
NBC
Nov 19, 2012 7:00am PST
for travelers from northern california all the way to the pacific northwest. we're talking about what's going to feel like in a sense a hurricane, but it is really a winter storm, a massive one coming in. heavy rain, strong winds, and a lot of rain out of this system. you can see in the next 24 hours, the rain continues to stream in, and not just one to two inches of rain. we're talking about double digit amounts of rain, anywhere from 5 to 12 inches of rain, snowfall 8 plus in the cascade, inner mountain region. we have winter storm warnings, high wind warnings, flood watches, high wind watches stretching northern california to the pacific northwest, and it is going to continue right into the middle of the week, and it is going to be a mess both for airports and roads as well. matt? >> al, thank you very much. >>> the president is traveling overseas to start the week, but hoping democrats and republicans back in washington are hard at work on a compromise to avoid the looming fiscal cliff. so what's at stake if they can't? jim cramer, hose of "mad money" joins us. nice to see you. usa today
FOX
Nov 19, 2012 7:00am PST
for the missing drugs. a spokeswoman for the california department of corrections confirmed the investigation. she says the department is taking "appropriate action." >>> 7:20. because it's a holiday week, people want to know about the weather. >> yes. >> it's very important. more rain is coming. look outside our window now. steve says he will tell you when to expect to see more rain and if it will affect thanksgiving. >>> hostess is looking to liquid date but the reason you may still be able to get some of those -- liquidate, but the reason you may still be able to get some of those cupcakes. >>> and we'll have the morning commute for you coming up. have a good night. here you go. you, too. i'm going to dream about that steak. i'm going to dream about that tiramisu. what a night, huh? but, um, can the test drive be over now? head back to the dealership? [ male announcer ] it's practically yours. but we still need your signature. volkswagen sign then drive is back. and it's never been easier to get a passat. that's the power of german engineering. get $0 down, $0 due at signing, $0 deposit, and $0
FOX
Nov 18, 2012 5:00pm PST
for the california department of corrections confirmed that an investigation is under way and said the department is taking, quote, appropriate actions. >>> the los angeles police of chief beck is considering firing four officers at the center of a police brutality case. the l.a. times reports one of the officers tasered a handcuffed woman while joking with other officers at the scene. the chief is considering firing the other officers for allegedly lying about the incident. this is the fourth case in the last few months where l.a.p.d. officers have been accused of using force on restrained suspects. >>> some people are hitting the roads and airports early. they are trying to beat the travel rush this thanksgiving holiday. christien kafton caught up with those trying to avoid the hassle and tells us the change luring some travelers to the roads. >> reporter: flyers in and out of oakland international airport today said it was smooth sailing, enjoying the proverbial calm before the storm. the airport is trying to take some of the sting out of holiday travel by offering up to three days of free par
NBC
Nov 19, 2012 4:30am PST
the clouds arcing up and around. a big strong ridge of high pressure keeping southern california dry. we stop the clock on your futurecast about 6:00 p.m. this evening starting to get our first showers up in the north bay. they'll be very light to start. they will not last long. the bulk of the moisture doesn't arrive until tuesday into wednesday. tomorrow morning a slick commute north of the golden gate bridge. we stop the clock at noon. that's when it starts to get busy around here. area of low pressure will start to dive south as we head throughout the day on wednesday. look at this, we stop the clock 8:00 a.m. wednesday. things will clear out significantly. that's a big travel day for people. we're looking pretty good as long as they get their traveling done towards the second half of wednesday. 67 in livermore, 65 in san jose and 66 degrees, good morning to you, redwood city. temperatures today are going to be pretty mild. in fact we're going to stay nice and mild temperaturewise all week long. look at thanksgiving. that little turkey is so happy under the sunshine. 63 degrees inland on
ABC
Nov 18, 2012 5:30pm PST
flown to southern california to be adopted. they were moved from the east coast shelters here to make room for more animals abandoned or stranded by the storm. there's hope the animals will still be reunited with their owners, but if not, also hope they'll find new homes on the west coast. >>> and our person tonight, new jersey governor chris christie. "snl" loves to spoof christie, but last night, they didn't have to. they got the real thing on "weekend update." he showed up wearing that same fleece jacket he's had on since hurricane sandy. >> i'd like to give a special thanks to my wife, who is here tonight, who put up with a husband who has smelled like a wet fleece for the past three weeks. >> you have been wearing that fleece a lot. >> oh, yeah, it's fused to my skin at this point. >> i have seen you wearing suits. >> yeah, i wear them over the fleece. i'm going to die in this fleece. but that's okay. it's a good fleece. >> it is a good fleece. >> stop saying things i've already said! >> okay! >> the governor doing the job himself last night. >>> coming up, after so many thank yo
CBS
Nov 19, 2012 4:00am PST
rain begins falling this evening in northern california and moves up the coast, bringing as much as 5 inches over the next few days. snow in higher elevations could top one foot in the south. expect high wind and rain from the carolinas to florida. the southwest and northeast remain dry. >>> in sports this morning, another bruising chapter in one of the nfl's fiercest rivalries. the ravens visiting the steelers in pittsburgh. in the first, byron leftwich rumbles 31 yards to the end zone. pittsburgh up 7-0. second quarter, jones takes a punt back 63 yards for the score. that's the ravens only touchdown of the game but it was enough to give baltimore a 13-10 win. >>> a classic comeback. carolina for the tampa bay buccaneers. the bucs trailing by eight points in the last minute. josh freeman threads the needle to vince jackson for the touchdown. tampa bay needing the two-point conversion for the tie. it's jackson again. grabbing the pass in the end zone. so we go to overtime. the bucs strike first, freeman hits dallas clark for the game-winning touchdown. tampa bay overcomes an 11-point
CBS
Nov 19, 2012 4:30am PST
at the port tomorrow. workers say they haven't had a new contract for 16 months. >>> the california nurses association is planning more short-term strikes because of ongoing contract disputes at bay area hospitals. nurses plan to strike against hospitals run by sutter health for two days starting tomorrow. they held a strike against the same hospitals earlier this month. they also plan a one-day strike tomorrow against two san jose hospitals, good samaritan and regional medical center. both are operated by hospital corporation of america. >>> the death toll is escalating in the gaza strip as israel retaliates after months of rocket attacks from gaza. in gaza, 91 palestinians including 50 civilians have been killed since last week and in israel three civilians have been killed by rockets launched by hamas. cbs reporter susan mcginnis has more on the attacks and efforts to encourage a cease-fire. >>> reporter: bombs shook gaza city awake monday morning. the israeli air force targeted another 80 sites during overnight and morning bombing. the military says it targeted weapons storage faciliti
KRON
Nov 18, 2012 8:00pm PST
in california. >> that price is dropping right before traveling on turkey day. it is not when but by how much. in san mateo, mike pelton, kron 4 news. the with gasoline prices dropping here is a latest prices for the gallon of regular. it will cost to $3.91. oakland, $3.71. and $3.74 in san jose. >> the robberies have been using cellphones out in plain view. these victims are not aware of who or what is around them. and all of these crimes they will touch grabbed the phone and as reggie kumar tells us they are still looking for two suspects had violently attacked an elderly man for his phone last month. >> this is surveillance video of the two robberies that the san francisco police believe insulted an elderly man on october 24th. these latin hispanic white males a 20-24 years old, 5 ft. 10 in., 160 lbs.. suspect was wearing a black baggy t-shirt with the word " giants " on the front, with denim jeans, and an orange baseball cap. the second suspect was wearing an olive green shirt. gray jeans, and a white nike strike. a black baseball cap with a logo. >> that suspect was punched and kicked by
SFGTV
Nov 19, 2012 1:30pm PST
from hunger already. excuse me. prior to 1984 the california public pension funds were limited by law to invest in no more than 25% in equity investments. and mainly those were to be in blue chips. prop 21, which was passed in 1984, lifts this restriction thus allowing public pension funds to invest in a wide arrange of events as they see fit. this is -- am i not talking into it? well. this became known as the yale model of investing. as yale university was one of the first institutional invests to participate -- investors to participate in high risk investing their method for beating the market became a model for many other pension funds. the san francisco pension fund adopted the yale model in 1984, after passage of prop 21, and started to diversify their investment allocations at that point. besides public equities, the fund now also invests in such alternative investments as foreign equities, foreign bonds, real estate limited partnerships, commodities, venture capital, private equities, distressed debt, and derivatives, such as collateralized mortgage backed securities to which w
SFGTV
Nov 19, 2012 2:30pm PST
of our response. what we've said is, xja*v the california constitution, and the charter of san francisco, the retirement board has plenary authority to make these decisions, that they can't delegate that to a task force or to a group or to anyone else, but as far as the public nature of all of these discussions surrounding both what happened, what failed, what succeeded, they're all done in a public arena, everyone is invited to participate. the decisions that they make on the actuarial assumptions are made in a public arena, and that over the decades, i think the bottom line is the retirement board has shown, through very difficult -- sometimes difficult financial markets, that they are singularly dedicated to preserving and prudently investing the trust assets, paying the benefits, and administering the mandated benefit programs. you ask me, just sort of comment, on what the employer contribution rate looked like over the years. i don't have the chart in front of me but there were times when the employer contribution rate exceeded 100% of pay. was in the 60 to 70%. aside i ra
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